Swain too much for Franklin

The Franklin Panther football team drops to 2-2 on the season after a tough night Friday against the defending 1-A state champions Swain County. Swain defeated Franklin for just the first time since 1996 as they won by a final of 44-7. Maroon Devils Quarterback Raymius Smith had a big night throwing four touchdowns and…

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Panthers hope to get back on track at Swain

The Franklin Panther football team will try to bounce back from a tough loss last Friday to TC tonight as they travel to Bryson City to take on Swain County, the defending 1-A State Champs. Franklin Head Coach Josh Brooks says the team’s failure to execute in the red zone hampered their chances against Roberson,…

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NCDOT to temporarily close Airport Road intersection with NC 28

The NCDOT has announced beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2012 Airport Road will be temporarily closed at its intersection with NC Highway 28 (Bryson City Road). The temporary closure of this end of Airport Road is necessary to construct a new intersection connection to the realignment of NC Highway 28. The work process…

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Radiothon to raise funds for Angel Medical’s outpatient expansion

Radiothon to raise funds for Angel Medical’s outpatient expansion

Preparations are well underway for the Angel Medical Center Radiothon to raise funds for their Outpatient Medicine Expansion project. The Radiothon will be held on Saturday, September 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. along the great wall below the AMC Emergency Room.   “We encourage the community to support our first Radiothon and their…

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Family Hike Day coming to Standing Indian

Family Hike Day coming to Standing Indian

The Nantahala Hiking Club, along with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, is sponsoring “Family Hiking Day” on Saturday, September 29. The event is to introduce families to the outdoors and the fun of hiking together. The day will begin with registration from 9:30 AM to 10:30 Am at the Standing Indian Campground Family Pavilion. There will…

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NC Attorney General warns of child ID theft

The state’s top law enforcement officer is urging North Carolinians to be watchful of their children’s personal information. Attorney General Roy Cooper says thieves are not excluding children as identity theft targets. “Some thieves have actually stolen those numbers, set up loans or credit cards in the name of the child and they have established…

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